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An economic model of cohabitation and divorce

  • Waters, Melissa S.
  • Ressler, Rand W.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 40 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 2 (October)
    Pages: 195-206

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:40:y:1999:i:2:p:195-206
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    8. Ressler, Rand W & Waters, Melissa S, 1995. "The Economics of Cohabitation," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 577-92.
    9. Becker, Gary S & Landes, Elisabeth M & Michael, Robert T, 1977. "An Economic Analysis of Marital Instability," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 85(6), pages 1141-87, December.
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